The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Luton with a requirement for WCF skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited WCF over the 3 months to 23 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Bedfordshire / Luton
Rank 37 27 46
Rank change year-on-year -10 +19  
Permanent jobs citing WCF 2 19 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Luton 0.79% 6.13% 2.40%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.28% 22.62% 7.20%
Number of salaries quoted 2 19 0
Median salary £41,250 £59,500 -
Median salary % change year-on-year -30.67% -  
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year - +4.93%  

WCF is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Luton with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Software Library & Framework Skills
Luton
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 61 84 125
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Luton 24.02% 27.10% 33.33%
Number of salaries quoted 48 63 78
Median salary £50,000 £52,500 £40,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.76% +29.62%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £40,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25%  

WCF
Job Vacancy Trend in Luton

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Luton citing WCF as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Job vacancy trend for WCF in Luton

WCF
Salary Trend in Luton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing WCF in Luton.

Salary trend for WCF in Luton

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 23 March 2017, IT jobs citing WCF also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Luton region with a requirement for WCF.

1 9 (100.00%) C#
1 9 (100.00%) .NET
1 9 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 9 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 9 (100.00%) ASP.NET Web API
2 7 (77.78%) HTML
2 7 (77.78%) JavaScript
2 7 (77.78%) Scrum
2 7 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (66.67%) HTML5
3 6 (66.67%) RabbitMQ
4 5 (55.56%) AngularJS
4 5 (55.56%) WinForms
4 5 (55.56%) SOA
4 5 (55.56%) Visual Studio
4 5 (55.56%) Windows
5 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
5 4 (44.44%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (33.33%) Multithreading
6 3 (33.33%) Unit Testing
6 3 (33.33%) PowerShell
6 3 (33.33%) RESTful
6 3 (33.33%) API Design
6 3 (33.33%) MVC
6 3 (33.33%) .NET Framework
6 3 (33.33%) JSON
6 3 (33.33%) Middleware
6 3 (33.33%) XML
6 3 (33.33%) SQL
6 3 (33.33%) T-SQL

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (11.11%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 2 (22.22%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (100.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (55.56%) Visual Studio
2 2 (22.22%) Fiddler
2 2 (22.22%) TeamCity
3 1 (11.11%) Git (software)
3 1 (11.11%) NUnit
Job Titles
1 9 (100.00%) Developer
2 7 (77.78%) C# Developer
3 5 (55.56%) C# Programmer
3 5 (55.56%) Programmer
4 4 (44.44%) .NET Developer
5 2 (22.22%) C# .NET Developer
5 2 (22.22%) Integration Developer
6 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 1 (11.11%) Senior .NET Developer
6 1 (11.11%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (100.00%) .NET
1 9 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 9 (100.00%) ASP.NET Web API
2 7 (77.78%) HTML
3 6 (66.67%) HTML5
3 6 (66.67%) RabbitMQ
4 5 (55.56%) AngularJS
4 5 (55.56%) WinForms
5 3 (33.33%) .NET Framework
5 3 (33.33%) JSON
5 3 (33.33%) Middleware
5 3 (33.33%) RESTful
5 3 (33.33%) XML
6 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (11.11%) Entity Framework
6 1 (11.11%) jQuery
6 1 (11.11%) Managed Extensibility Framework
6 1 (11.11%) Ninject
6 1 (11.11%) Razor View Engine
6 1 (11.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
Operating Systems
1 5 (55.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (77.78%) Scrum
2 5 (55.56%) SOA
3 4 (44.44%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (33.33%) API Design
4 3 (33.33%) Multithreading
4 3 (33.33%) MVC
4 3 (33.33%) Unit Testing
5 2 (22.22%) BDD
5 2 (22.22%) TDD
6 1 (11.11%) Agile Testing
6 1 (11.11%) Dependency Injection
6 1 (11.11%) DevOps
6 1 (11.11%) E-Commerce
6 1 (11.11%) Extreme Programming
6 1 (11.11%) High Availability
6 1 (11.11%) Kanban
6 1 (11.11%) Software Engineering
6 1 (11.11%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 9 (100.00%) C#
2 7 (77.78%) JavaScript
3 3 (33.33%) PowerShell
3 3 (33.33%) SQL
3 3 (33.33%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) Microsoft